Housatonic – John W. O’Neil, 56, of Housatonic, formerly of Westborough, died Sunday, April 22, 2018 at home.
Born in Framingham, he was the son of the late Paul J. O’Neil and Barbara A. (Dwyer) O’Neil-Bush. He graduated from St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury in 1980 and Bryant University in 1984 with a BSBA in Accounting.
John was the president and part owner of the former Village Lumber in Westborough. He was currently employed at Carlson Heating & Air Conditioning.
He enjoyed the outdoors, had his private pilot’s license and was a great ski instructor.
John is survived by two sons, Alexander C. O’Neil and Ethan J. O’Neil, and his former wife, Andrea L. (Stecewicz) O’Neil, all of Canton, Conn.; his siblings, Debora O’Regan of Westborough, Brenda Elling of West Stockbridge, Mary Crowley of Wayland, Joanne O’Neil of Portland, Maine, and Matthew O’Neil of Millbury; his extended Bush family; many nieces and nephews; and his very good friends, Osman Elafyouni, of Canton, Conn. and Kathryn Benner of Housatonic.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial in St. Luke’s Cemetery will be private. Calling hours at the Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St., Westborough, are Sunday, April 29, from 2-5 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Brien Center of Great Barrington at www.briencenter.org or to the J.W. O’Neil Music Scholarship at Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland St., Hartford, CT 06105 (www.iccucc.org).